Nesomyrmex pittieri

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Nesomyrmex pittieri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: N. pittieri
Binomial name
Nesomyrmex pittieri
(Forel, 1899)

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Costa Rica (type locality), Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pittieri. Leptothorax pittieri Forel, 1899c: 56 (w.) COSTA RICA. Kempf, 1959c: 411 (q.). Combination in L. (Goniothorax): Emery, 1924d: 250; in L. (Nesomyrmex): Kempf, 1959c: 411; in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003: 272.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 272, Combination in Nesomyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 250, Combination in L. (Goniothorax))
  • Forel, A. 1899d. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 25-56 (page 56, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959d. A synopsis of the New World species belonging to the Nesomyrmex-group of the ant genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 391-432 (page 411, queen described, Combination in L. (Nesomyrmex))